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Beijing Struggles to Keep Its Currency On Course

October 10, 2018 |

China’s effort to support its slowing economy is heaping pressure on the yuan, signaling challenges for Beijing as it tries to stimulate growth amid rising trade tensions without triggering capital outflows.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

U.S.-China Tensions Break Out in Beijing

October 9, 2018 |

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo exchanged testy words with his Chinese counterpart as a rapid deterioration of bilateral ties threatens to jeopardize future cooperation over North Korea.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

HNA, Under Pressure From Beijing, to Sell Its Overseas Empire

September 8, 2018 |

One of China’s largest conglomerates intends to sell off the vast majority of overseas investments it made in recent years, including shedding its entire stake in Deutsche Bank AG.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

JD.com Founder Gets Back to Business in Beijing Days After Arrest in U.S.

September 4, 2018 |

Liu Qiangdong’s appearance to announce a partnership with the Chinese company that owns Swiss luxury brand Bally—as Minneapolis police investigate an allegation of sexual misconduct—underscores what business observers describe as his extraordinary confidence.
WSJ.com: US Business

CNN

Duterte says Beijing should ‘temper’ its behavior in the South China Sea

August 17, 2018 |

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has called for the Chinese government to tone down its behavior in the South China Sea, warning ongoing tensions could spark an accidental conflict.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Man Explodes Device Outside US Embassy in Beijing

July 26, 2018 |

A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the US Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson. Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police vehicles surrounding the embassy shortly after the incident. Apart from a heightened security…
Newser

Beijing: Tariffs Will ‘Inevitably Destroy’ US-China Trade

July 11, 2018 |

The US-China trade war is here—and it’s escalating rapidly. US authorities rolled out a list Tuesday of some $ 200 billion in Chinese goods that could be hit with 10% tariffs by September, Deutsche Welle reports. The list of more than 6,000 product lines includes food products and many…
Newser

China, China, China: Beijing Cuts Reserves, But Investors Yawn

June 25, 2018 |

Asian stocks mostly fell on Monday, led by a 0.8% drop in Taiwan’s Taiex index. And it’s all about China, again, after the People’s Bank of China said it will cut the amount of reserves banks are required to keep with the central bank. That will free up more than $ 100 billion for commercial banks to boost lending and restructure debt.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

L.A. Times suspends Beijing bureau chief while it investigates sexual misconduct allegation

May 16, 2018 |

The Los Angeles Times suspended Beijing Bureau Chief Jonathan Kaiman on Tuesday and has launched an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct.

On Monday, former Beijing-based journalist Felicia Sonmez sent a letter to the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China detailing “problematic…


L.A. Times – Business